Meaning of SPEED in English

SPEED

n.

Function: verb

Inflected Form: sped \ ' sped \ or speed · ed ; speed · ing

Date: before 12th century

intransitive verb

1 a archaic : to prosper in an undertaking b archaic : GET ALONG , FARE

2 a : to make haste < sped to her bedside> b : to go or drive at excessive or illegal speed

3 : to move, work, or take place faster : ACCELERATE <the heart speed s up>

transitive verb

1 a archaic : to cause or help to prosper : AID b : to further the success of

2 a : to cause to move quickly : HASTEN b : to wish Godspeed to c : to increase the speed of : ACCELERATE

3 : to send out < speed an arrow>

– speed · er noun

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.